Oatmeal Cookies

½ cup butter
½ cup sugar
¼ cup molasses
2 eggs
¼ cup water
1 tsp vanilla
1½ cup whole wheat pastry flour
½ cup dry milk powder
½ tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
2 cups rolled oats
½ cup dried fruit
½ cup nuts

Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat butter, sugar, eggs, water, & vanilla in bowl until smooth. Add flour, dry milk powder, salt, baking soda, & spices; mix well. Mix in oats, dried fruit, & nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown.